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5:13 pm
Wed March 28, 2012

Women's group protests Limbaugh

 

Around a hundred demonstrators rallied outside the State Capitol Wednesday to protest plans to induct conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh into the Hall of Famous Missourians. 

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Politics
2:54 pm
Wed March 28, 2012

Jay Nixon calls budget approved by Mo house "dead wrong"

KBIA file photo

That’s because it restores funding for higher education by cutting a health care program for the blind.

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Science, Health and Technology
1:46 pm
Wed March 28, 2012

Possible 'game-changer' in meth battle

Quinn Dobrowski Flickr

 

Some are calling it a "game-changer" in the battle against methamphetamine labs—a new form of pseudoephedrine that apparently can't be used to make the dangerous and addictive drug. 

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Politics
1:32 pm
Wed March 28, 2012

Mo. House OKs candidate birth records requirement

Sean Hobson Flickr

 

Birth records for presidential and vice presidential candidates would need to be publicly available for those appearing on Missouri ballots.

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Business
10:23 am
Wed March 28, 2012

Boone County Fairgrounds gets new name

The Boone County fair in Columbia, Mo.
Mr. Shiv Flickr

As part of its regular meeting, the Boone County Commission held a second public hearing Tuesday night about renaming the Boone County Fairgrounds.

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Health & Wealth Update
10:09 am
Wed March 28, 2012

Missouri awaits Supreme Court ruling on health reform

Supporters and opponents of the Affordable Care Act hold competing rallies outside the Supreme Court this week.
David Sachs SEIU

Health care reform is in the cross-hairs at the U.S. Supreme Court this week. In this Health & Wealth update, as the nine justices hear oral arguments on Obama's 2010 health reform, implementation of some aspects of the law are on hold in Missouri.

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Business
3:19 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

Mexico auto parts manufacturer plans to add jobs

Gov. Jay Nixon speaks at a press conference in Mexico, MO on March 27, 2012
Addison Walton KBIA

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon was in Mexico Tuesday to announce more job creation in the state.

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Talking Politics
9:17 am
Tue March 27, 2012

Columbia 6th ward council race gets contentious

The race for a seat on the city council from Columbia's sixth ward has become surprisingly heated.
File KBIA

This week on Talking Politics we investigate the claims and accusations made during a surprisingly contentious race for Columbia's sixth ward city council seat.

Politics
9:10 am
Tue March 27, 2012

Keyes addresses crowd during Jefferson City prayer rally

Conservative activist Alan Keyes says many Americans have become confused about their "rights" as U.S. citizens.

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Politics
9:07 am
Tue March 27, 2012

Cunningham to not run for re-election

Jane Cunningham, a state senator from St. Louis Co, says she won't seek re-election.
j.stephenconn flickr

A St. Louis County State Senator will not seek re-election in the district she currently represents.   Jane Cunningham had initially filed to run for the 7th District seat, even though the new Senate map places that district in the Kansas City area.

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Intersection
6:20 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Parenting in the digital age

Watch the show and join the conversation on the Intersection website.

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Politics
6:13 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Missouri House yet to consider education bill

Jacob Fenston KBIA

There are less than two months left in this year’s session of the Missouri General Assembly, and House Republicans still haven’t scheduled debate on a wide-ranging public school bill.

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Politics
6:05 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Attorney general holds town-hall meetings for homeowners

Missouri Attorney General's Office

The Missouri Attorney General’s office is hosting 120 town hall-style meetings across the state this week to help homeowners affected by lending abuses and improper foreclosure procedures.

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Politics
5:57 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Abortion foe enters race for governor

The governor's mansion in Jefferson City.
Missouri Division of Tourism

Another candidate joined the Missouri gubernatorial race today. Candidate Fred Sauer currently heads Missouri Roundtable for Life, a group that opposes abortion and embryonic stem cell research.

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Environment
5:48 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Conference brings renewable energy experts to Columbia

Kirk Kittell flikr

Renewable energy was the topic of a conference on the MU campus today. About 180 people from around the Midwest gathered to hear from experts on the future of wind, biomass and solar energy in the region.

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